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CNBC
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
sponsor with a $100 million ten-year deal, and it's absolutely beautiful. the city has been transformed since katrina in '05, and of course the bp spill in 2010. they spent about 300 million upgrading the superdome. another 300 million upgrading the airport. and another 400 million on various other projects in the city. i've been down there about four times in the last four years, larry. the city has never looked better. and also on a jobs day i do want to note the unemployment rate in the city of new orleans right now is under 5%. so if anything could say they came back stronger, you could definitely say that about new orleans. although i will tell you that there are some pockets that still show the damaging effects of the storm 7 1/2 years later. >> well, okay. but it's still great news. and the low unemployment rate is great news. >> absolutely. >> now, i hate to do it to you, old buddy. but as you know, it's a very big part of the super bowl story. a lot of people are talking about it. has nothing directly to do with the super bowl. that's of course dan marino. he's part
CNBC
Feb 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
were to look at them on the map that the epa puts out across the country, it can vary from city to city, county to county. if we could have a national blend or two, that would, you know, bring a lot of this -- >> call the dogs off -- call these dogs off. these regulatory dogs. >> well, before we get too excited, it seems to me that -- whether or not there's too many regulations, i don't think there's been a change in the regulatory environment that these refineries have been operating under. that is, you'd have to show me there's been a lot more. have there been a lot more regulations leading to refineries? >> the biggest changes go back to the clinton administration, the new source rules. if you did anything substantial in a refinery, it would have to comply with the new standards. >> since then, the prices have come way down and -- >> absolutely. and some of the big refineries that supply the oeast coast, larry, have been in the caribbean, not here. >> i always used the rule of thumb that eventually gasoline prices will follow crude oil prices. i still think that rule of thumb is
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
jersey but will it save the casino business in atlantic city. this is courtesy of chris christie. we're going to clicks to find out. first up many are still down right stunned by the news that new jersey governor chris christie will be left off the list of this year's speakers at the cpac conservative conference. i believe it's a mistake too. but now let's take this question straight to the man who apparently made the decision. joining us now, chairman of american conservative union which sponsors cpac. our panel is still with us. al, thank you for coming on. by the way i love cpac. i've spoken there. i got invite this to speak at the thursday night dinner. it's not about that. christie, budget cutter, tax cutter, went after the union, school choice, pro life how can you guys leave him off the list? >> remember this real quick we're a conservative conference not a republican party meeting. number two, we receive hundreds of requests for main ballroom speaking slots and we have maybe 30 for the whole three day conference. then lastly we judge people on two ways. one is how relevan
CNBC
Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
. if they didn't get it in 2018 it would be bad for the city. you like solyndra meets beyonce. >> esiason said -- >> he's a great reporter. he won a pulitzer, right? >> mvp. boomer says there was a weird buzzing sound after beyonce finished. can you tell the audience what that was all about? >> all i can say is it takes a tremendous amount of energy to do what she did in terms of electricity. then it stops and the second half started and there was a play and all of the sudden it went dancrk. there is a chance they continued to suck in the energy, they didn't e need it and it needed to go somewhere. >> if they find out, they won't tell us. >> they might have to. some agencies may be involved in this. >> they may have lost 2018. >> they may have. >> thank you very much. >>> now, remember when democrats used to be afraid to admit they want to raise your taxes? president obama and the democrats don't seem to have a care in the world. they are all admitting the truth. is that a great idea politically? another tax hike. how about the economy? next up on kudlow. i'm lorenzo. i work f
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
time to get in and dig out. another big concern especially in some of the areas outside of the city is a loss of power. these winds are going to get to hurricane strength in some areas, and that's going to threaten the power lines. now, over the last day or day and a half, we've obviously seen a run on all of the hardware and home improvement stores in this area. but also the grocery stores. people getting the food they need to sustain themselves for several days, saying they realize they will probably be in their homes for an extended period of time. that's the very latest here in boston. i'm jay gray, nbc news. now back to you. >> all right. many thanks to jay gray. we appreciate it. >>> now, the president might have some senate democrats on his side as they scramble to find replacement cuts for the march 1st across the board sequester. but according to the latest from ace pollster scott rasmussen, only 36% of likely voters think oklahoma should find a way to stop the automatic cuts from going into effect. scott rasmussen, founder and president of rusmussen report joined me. scott as
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
be even worse than this. you heard the other day rahm emanuel said basically the chicago city workers, the chicago public unions are all going to be put into the health insurance exchanges. that is the way chicago is going to get out of whatever it is, its $8 billion unfunded liability. if he does it, then cities and states all across the country are going to dump their union employees right into the health insurance exchange and that is going to break the bank completely. >> that's exactly right. and that's exactly what they're asking in this provision now with these jointly run employer union plans. we want to be able to send our employees to these exchanges. the law is already costing 2.6 trillion over ten years. what would that do? and then who's to say that it's -- of course you couldn't just limit it to union employees. anybody who has a job should then be able to get coverage. >> but the idea of putting these government union workers into the exchange was not -- as far as i know, was not ever really expected. i mean, phil, this is a new twist. for rahm emanuel -- maybe
CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
new york city streets are horrible. >> you are so mean and cruel. >> but it's not just the maintenance of the current bridges and roads it's the need to build new bridges and roads, for example. the bridge or tunnel to connect new york and new jersey. >> david, here's the thing, what is the relationship between -- all right there's always going problems. keith is right. there's bad roads in new jersey and some in new york. how do we know what the spending should be and why should it all be federal spending. where is the state spending. where is the privatization. where is the toll booth spending you have for private companies the way they have it in indiana and some other highway states? >> well we have increased the toll booth spending over the last few years but still a relatively small share of the total. the feds contribute about a third. the states contribute about two-thirds of the total so most of the money comes from state gasoline taxes and other fees that the states impose. so together all of those contribute to the system that we now have. the upper level system,
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
university. today's "wall street journal" questions the big bonus citi paid lew. sounds a lot like revolving door crony capitalism. that's right. back with us now is mike ozanian, steve mcmahon, and kay bailey hutchison. mike, i don't know this guy. i don't know. i don't know why nyu had to give him a special severance payment. he left voluntarily. i don't know why citigroup had to give him a bonus. he went to the federal government. the stipulation was if you go work for the federal government, we will guarantee you a bonus. not if you go work for the red cross or a non-profit. this sounds to me like crony capitalism revolving door. >> you know what? i have so much respect for tim geithner, that to me this seems like such a downgrade. it's very disturbing to me. it bothers me even more than the nomination of chuck hagel. it just seems like the president is totally disengaged. no one vetted this guy. it's just crony capitalism, as you said. and the president spoke so vehemently for so long that this was something he was going to put a stop to. >> that's a key point. he talked about
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 7:00pm EST
state, a governor of a -- maybe of a blue city like philadelphia and they're turning on the public sector unions, who are some of the biggest fund-raisers in the party because they recognize the fiscal situation, the politics of public sector unions are shifting in this country and this is the biggest litmus test that shows that. >> they're going to have givebacks, payroll cut backs, retirement cutback, it will be in new york city, in new york state. nobody wants to deal with this. hang on, robert costa. i like to do this. i want to go back to your remark that you think christie is better than rubio and tell me how rubio did last night. retranslate your remark. you said it off the cuff. i don't think you realized you said it. >> it's a feeling i have, larry, as someone who lives in new jersey, i've seen what christie's done. he's worked with the democrats in the state, which is a democrat-dominated state and this property tax reform that he got through has been great for our state. he's taken money and shifted it from school superintendents that were making $250,000 a year as a bur
CNBC
Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
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CNBC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
cities. siemens. answers. a hairline fracture to the mandible and contusions to the metacarpus. what do you see? um, i see a duck. be more specific. i see the aflac duck. i see the aflac duck out of work and not making any money. i see him moving in with his parents and selling bootleg dvds out of the back of a van. dude, that's your life. remember, aflac will give him cash to help cover his rent, car payments and keep everything as normal as possible. i see lunch. [ monitor beeping ] let's move on. [ male announcer ] find out what a hospital stay could really cost you at aflac.com. >>> >>> does the president want to knock them around from one side of the chamber to the other? joining us now howard feinman and kate overshane. kate centerist? >> i think we are going to see hyper partisan but i think he is going to ratchet it up a couple of notches. i think they are going to say they will take food out of the moumgs of babies. it will be the same republicans hate the middle class. >> with a 1.5% economy. what good does it do to get nothing done and have the economy go back to a recession.
CNBC
Feb 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
you've never seen before. we saw one in downtown d.c. where there's a dog run on the roof. they have pet parties. they have water fountains for the master and the mutt. there are buildings in new york city, chicago, boston that are all catering to pets and people are paying for it. they're paying up to $500 as a down payment and 50 bucks a month in d.c. here. and probably a lot higher in manhattan. i've heard of pawdicures for the dogs. and this chauffeur services. they can provide that. even doggy food trucks. there is no end to it, larry. >> we get our dog groomed every two weeks. >> that's grooming. but does it get the pawdicure. >> sometimes, actually. sometimes. let me show it. can i show it on the air? this is the newest contender. there he is. that's grace. she is a terrier. they have one, actually, in the terrier category at the westminster kennel club. at that point she was only a few months, six months or so old. i'm not going to say how old the guy is on the chair. that's a different subject altogether. but you know what i heard? 100,000 bucks a year to train and groom the
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
up in the boston area, how fast does it come south and west through connecticut into new york city and the metropolitan area here? >> it's going the other way around. it's going to start -- new york city will be tomorrow morning, connecticut will be about midday, then boston mid afternoon and then again everybody just needs to be off the roads. if we can get everybody off the roads by noon tomorrow through noon on saturday, we're going to save a lot of people a lot of frustration because i'm telling you, when it's start snowing at two to three inches an hour, the plows can't keep up. all it takes is one bus to slide off the road and it's gridlock on the roadways. running out of gas and spending the night in a cold car, it's not fun. i never talked to anyone who said they wanted to do that again, spend the night in a cold car. >> take care of yourself. >> tonight we heard another dire warning from secretary of defense leon panetta about what would happen if the sequester cuts quick in. next and protesters interrupted confirmation hearings five times before cia director john brennan
CNBC
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
is we are big city folk. in the smaller, rural parts of the country and you can speak to the congressmen representing the districts the post office is the central meeting place. i have never been to these places. there is something going on there. i respect that. >> if you go on a listening tour. >> i should. >> you're making the right point. this point will come up later with the military. it's so widely distributed. everybody has an impact on this. we do live in big cities but people in kansas don't have the same relationship. >> shouldn't have to pay for that. >> you can't have everything you want in life. i have a number. $47 trillion. do you know what $47 trillion is? from the cbo, congressional budget office, that's u.s. federal spending for the next ten years. $47 trillion. okay? can we agree that's a big number? now the post office will add to that number. i think we should be subtracting from that number. i don't care what sentimentality or who claire mchaskill is. she shouldn't have run the race. she ran against a dope. i have to get out of here. dan greenhaus. the
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